Obvious, if totally justified, comparisons to Catch-22 abound in reviews of Ben Fountain's new and completely satisfying novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. Sure, it's funny, surreal, rich in the gallows humor of the absurdity that is war and, to be clear, this war in particular. But to Mr. Bib's ... More >>
Armand JonesA Long Beach gang member has been sentenced to life in state prison for his role in the murder of Armand Jones, a rising actor who had just wrapped filming Freedom Writers in March 2006 when he was gunned down in Anaheim.Ironically, in the movie starring Hilary Swank, 18-year-old Jone ... More >>
Hollywood Bowl Opening Night with Harry Connick, Jr., and Gloria EstefanJune 17, 2011Hollywood BowlThe Hollywood Bowl opened its 90th season Friday night with its Hall of Fame concert featuring the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Youth Orchestra LA, Cirque du Soilel performers and sets by HOF inductees ... More >>
SimonsOK, to be honest, a high-speed pursuit suspect's police mugshot was uglier than Stanley Simons' shown here.But this week's winner committed a much, much uglier crime.Simons, 24, helped take from the world rising star Armand Jones, who was gunned down in Anaheim shortly after he finished fil ... More >>
Myspace.comWTF:To Eminem fans everywhere, I apologize for socking it to him frequently as of late, but today he's once again made himself the perfect clay pigeon for my editorial buck shot. According to Spin.com, the great white ???? is set to star in a new film.